Tag Archives: Health Care Reform

Single-Payer Health Care

Physicians for a National Health Program, is a single issue organization advocating a universal, comprehensive single-payer national health program. PNHP has more than 18,000 members and chapters across the United States. PNHP is also on Facebook. Because there is some … Continue reading

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Consumer group sues Anthem Blue Cross

Anthem Blue Cross has not only given health care reform new life but is now a defendant in a lawsuit. Consumer Watchdog brought suit last Monday in the Ventura County Superior Court, my old stomping grounds. Anthem has an office … Continue reading

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Insurance Companies purging sickest customers to enhance profits

One way health insurance companies can afford million dollar salaries for their executives is to get rid of their sickest insurance holders. trying to maximize profits by purging its sickest customers while spending millions on exorbitant salaries and retreats for … Continue reading

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Wendell Potter on the Baucus health care bill

Olbermann and Wendell Potter are talking about the Baucus health reform bill. Democratic Senator Max Baucus [Wikipedia] [SmartVote] [OpenSecrets], in my view, has sold out the American people, particularly Democrats, with his proposed health care reform bill. He is so … Continue reading

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Nevadans Demonstrate for Health Care Reform; Wellpoint fights back

Photo: Mona Shield Payne / Special to the Sun Demonstrators, who gathered at the intersection of Fort Apache and Russell roads in Las Vegas, want healthcare reform. But Wellpoint, a major critic of a government-run health insurance plan, will have … Continue reading

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Have your genes been patented?

Vickie Rock, blogger of Rockspot, wrote: I just sent the following email to Rep. Heller, Sen. Reid and Sen. Ensign: I recently learned that over the past 20 years, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has been issuing patents on … Continue reading

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